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Adversity Leads Chicago to WNBA Finals

In the weeks leading up to the 2014 WNBA season, the Chicago Sky were pegged as one of select few teams to make it to the WNBA Finals. With a star-studded lineup that included 2013 WNBA Rookie of the Year, Elena Delle Donne, 2013 WNBA Defensive Player of the Year, Sylvia Fowles, and All-Stars, Epiphanny Prince and Courtney Vandersloot, there was little reason to doubt the Sky’s...
Via Sports Mockery
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Tulsa's Skylar Diggins named WNBA's most improved

NEW YORK -- Tulsa Shock guard Skylar Diggins is the WNBA's Most Improved Player of the Year. The league announced Wednesday that Diggins received 29 of a possible 38 votes from a panel of national and local sports writers and broadcasters. The No. 3 overall pick out of Notre Dame in 2013, Diggins averaged 8.5 points as a rookie. Her scoring average jumped to 20.1 this season, second...
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August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Tulsa's Diggins wins Most Improved award

NEW YORK (AP) Tulsa Shock guard Skylar Diggins is the WNBA's Most Improved Player of the Year. The league announced Wednesday that Diggins received 29 of a possible 38 votes from a panel of national and local sports writers and broadcasters. The No. 3 overall pick out of Notre Dame in 2013, Diggins averaged 8.5 points as a rookie. Her scoring average jumped to 20.1 this season,...
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August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Sky Make History by Advancing to Eastern Conference Finals

With eight minutes remaining in the Chicago Sky’s game against the Atlanta Dream Tuesday night everything seemed over. After starting the season with championship aspirations, a rash of untimely injuries all but shattered the franchise’s hopes of making it back to the playoffs for the second time in team history. But just like their improbable turnaround to finish the season...
Via Sports Mockery
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Sky Look to Wrap Up Series Tonight

The Chicago Sky have the opportunity to win their first playoff series in franchise history tonight when they face the Atlanta Dream at the Allstate Arena. Coming off an 80-77 victory Friday in Atlanta, Pokey Chatman’s group is riding high after just squeaking into the playoffs. In a season that began with championship aspirations, the Sky faced a slew of injuries to key players...
Via Sports Mockery
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynx remain unbeaten after handing Sky first loss of season

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) -- Lindsay Whalen scored 22 points and Seimone Augustus added 17 to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Chicago Sky 75-72 on Monday in a showdown of unbeaten teams. WNBA scoring leader Maya Moore, who came into the game averaging nearly 34 points, scored 14 for Lynx (5-0). Elena Delle Donne and Jessica Breland each had 16 points while reserve Allie Quigley added...
Via Fox Sports North
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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